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Who we are

Who we are

UNSW Law - where law meets justice.

Ranked 16th in the world, UNSW Law School is Australia's leader in progressive and rigorous legal education and research. Grounded in black letter skills and inspired by principles of justice, we study law in action and make a difference in this world.

What we value

Teaching law in an interactive, respectful, collaborative, innovative, intellectually and doctrinally rigorous manner with a practical emphasis.

Seeing law differently through challenging assumptions, welcoming diversity, encouraging interdisciplinary perspectives, facilitating reflective practice, and advocating justice for all in accordance with our commitment to social justice.

Researching law in a manner that is reform orientated, visionary, feeds into teaching, is practical and interdisciplinary and shows passion and enthusiasm for intellectual inquiry.

Modelling law in a way that is pluralistic, tolerant, respectful and receptive to changes in community views, educational practice and the needs of the profession, public sector, community and business.

Living law with passion, professional excellence, idealism and high ethics, engaging in current legal issues, prioritizing Indigenous issues and engaging with the profession, public sector, community and business.

Working together in a culture of teamwork, collegiality, respect, independent thought, integrity, accountability and leadership.